50 Songs Everyone Should Have On Their iPod

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Let me preface this by saying this is, by no means, the greatest songs of all time. Just like with movies, the greatest aren’t necessarily the ones you want to frequently revisit. I couldn’t watch Schindler’s List every day, but I could probably watch Hot Rod once per week. Does that mean Hot Rod is a better movie than Schindler’s List? Absolutely not. These are the songs that it’s nearly impossible to skip when they come on, but also transcend genre. Even if you don’t like hip-hop, you probably still enjoy Kanye’s “Stronger”. Enough introduction, here are 50 songs you should have on your iPod right now.

1. Ignition (Remix) – R. Kelly

2. Thinking Bout You – Frank Ocean

3. Surrender – Cheap Trick

4. Your Love – The Outfield

5. Get Lucky – Daft Punk

6. Perfect Day – Lou Reed

7. Raspberry Beret – Prince

8. Toadies – Possum Kingdom

9. Senorita – Justin Timberlake

10. Changes – David Bowie

11. Waiting On The World To Change – John Mayer

12. Stacy’s Mom – Fountains of Wayne

13. Royals – Lorde

14. Superstar – Sonic Youth

15. Tennessee – Arrested Development

16. Confessions Part II – Usher

17. I’m Not Calling You a Liar – Florence And The Machine

18. Stronger – Kanye West

19. I Believe in You and Me – Whitney Houston

20. Wrecking Ball – Miley Cyrus

21. Apologize – OneRepublic

22. No Matter What – Badfinger

23. Riot Rhythm – Sleigh Bells

24. I Don’t Wanna Be – Gavin DeGraw

25. Come On Eileen – Dexys Midnight Runners

26. Don’t Stop Me Now – Queen

27. The Way You Make Me Feel – Michael Jackson

28. Bulletproof – La Roux

29. Gnarls Barkley – Crazy

30. What’s Up – 4 Non Blondes

31. Criminal – Fiona Apple

32. Hang Me Up to Dry – Cold War Kids

33. Hide and Seek – Imogen Heap

34. Landslide – Stevie Nicks

35. Next to Me – Emeli Sande

36. Anything Could Happen – Ellie Goulding

37. Safe and Sound – Capital Cities

38. Imagine – John Lennon

39. Skinny Love – Bon Iver

40. Sleepyhead – Passion Pit

41. If It Makes You Happy – Sheryl Crow

42. Radiohead – Creep

43. Wave of Mutilation – The Pixies

44. Roxanne – The Police

45. Adorn – Miguel

46. Thank You – Dido

47. TLC – Waterfalls

48. Day ‘n’ Nite – Kid Cudi

49. Knights of Cydonia – Muse

50. Careless Whisper – George Michael TC Mark

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